Share and reflect on the experiences and projects of artistic nature that develop
programs, what are the perspectives in terms of artistic programming for social and human development of children and young musicians.
Juan Andrés Rojas, Colombia.
Young Philharmonic of Colombia.
Innovating in music, #Lajoven a dynamic laboratory of creation (Filarmónica Joven De Colombia).
Innovation leader of the Bolivar Davivienda Foundation, social communicator and cultural journalist at the University of La Sabana (Colombia), Master in Management
of International Artistic Projects and Management of Cultural Institutions at the
Université Lumière Lyon 2 (France).
Innovation Coach under the Systematic Inventive Thinking methodology. More than 10 years of experience working in strategic communications, public relations and cultural management for various social and artistic organizations, with experiences in Colombia, Germany, Austria, France, Norway, Iceland and the United States.
Member of the European Federation of National Youth Orchestras (EFNYO).
Founder and President of El Sistema Europe
Marshall Marcus is also the Executive and Artistic Director of The European Union
Youth Orchestra, CEO of the International Youth Foundation of GB, one of the Ambassadors of the 101 Europe Program, and an advisor to the National Orchestra
For All (NOFA) and its Nuclei.
Igor Lanz, Europa, Suecia.
Ex Director Ejecutivo de El Sistema
choral and orchestral conductor. Starting at the “Escuela Superior de Música de Caracas” at the age of 12, he studied trumpet with Maestro Rafael Puche and received his musical training from Maestros Evencio Castellanos and José Antonio Abreu.
From the early 70s he was dedicated intensively to choir conducting, presenting concerts
with the “CANTV choir” and in 1971, founding the “Coral Filarmónica de Aragua”. It is in this
year that he begins to accompany Maestro Abreu in the creation process of what is known
today as El Sistema, opening a space for social rescue to Venezuelan youth and children
Lourdes Sánchez, Venezuela.
Four decades and a long career as a chorister, choir director and her solid musical training have allowed her to assume the commitment to develop and strengthen the choral movement of El Sistema, from her position as a teacher in nuclei, performer as a member of orchestras, to choir director and trainer of generations of musicians.